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How architecture and design set the foundation for better public health

Investment in health care systems — and innovative ways to improve them — is on the rise. Reports estimate that new, global health ventures could generate $1.65 trillion in new business value by 2030. Investments come from many sources
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Achieving Your Potential

A famous art professor died and went to heaven. At the Pearly Gates, the professor asked St. Peter, “Sir, I spent most of my life on earth studying great art, but I have a question that has puzzled me for 30 years: Who was the greatest painter in
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Getting Unstuck Means Sticking to a Plan

Three men were in a pickup truck driving in the woods when they became stuck in the mud.  The driver became angry and began to shout and curse. He pounded on the steering wheel and then sat fuming about their bad luck.The second man climbed out
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I Talked Too Much in Class

When I was in elementary school, I generally received good reports from my teachers.  However, one thing that came up time, and time again was a comment by almost all of my teachers: "Ivan “talks too much in class.”My mother had numerous
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This 4-Day Work Week Experiment Went So Well, the Company is Keeping It

A first-of-its-kind four-day work week experiment in New Zealand has come to an end after two months, but the trial went so well the company actually wants to make the changes permanent.While lots of research has shown the numerous benefits a
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A Small Company Guide to Growing a Healthy Compensation Program

Note: Today begins a 4-part series on compensation practices for small companies. Over the next four weeks, Margaret O’Hanlon will show how a small company typically deals with compensation, discussing each of a few key practices and what
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Communication Need Not Be Complicated

Several years ago, a seasoned plumber wrote to the U.S. Bureau of Standards promoting a new procedure for cleaning pipes. The bureau replied: “The efficiency of the recommended solution is completely undisputed. However, there is an inherent

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